Special Events

Are you, or your organization, planning a festival, parade, 5K run, or other special event that involves city property or closing public roads? A special event permit is required. For more information email Jennifer Nanek, Special Projects Manager or call 863-678-4182, ext. 270.

Requirements
  • We request advance notice of at least 45 days.
  • If a road needs to be closed, the event must be approved by the City Commission.
  • Forms must be signed by the head of the organization such as the President, Director, etc.
  • A copy of your Liability Insurance Certificate must be provided 2 weeks before the event.
  • A map of the route or site plan of your event is required.
  • If a state road must be closed, such as Scenic Highway / State Road 17, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) approval is required.
  • Tents larger than 30x30 require a permit, which the permit fee is $31.75.
  • New events that require staff time from the Police or Streets Departments must have their costs covered